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Clinical Trials: Public Health & Epidemiology

Source: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de la Réunion
AVIRON study aims at estimating the burden of various causes of death and morbidity in the Reunion Island population. Read More
Last Updated: 13 Sep 2016
Source: Harvard School of Public Health
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy of micronutrient supplementation among patients with active tuberculosis, half of who are co-infected with HIV-1 Read More
Last Updated: 08 Nov 2010
Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
This study looks at the usage of human antibiotics for treatment of animals in Bangladesh. Read More
Last Updated: 31 Oct 2005
Source: Universidad de Valparaiso
This is an observational study looking at the characteristics of patients consulting for genital warts in the first semester 2010 at the public sexual health clinic of Valparaiso, Chile. The objectives are: to have an epidemiological profile, estimating cost of the disease for the health system and the patient and analyzing possible psychosocial consequences of the condition for the patients. Read More
Last Updated: 29 Nov 2011
Source: International Centre for Infectious Diseases, Canada
This study compares the epidemiology and clinical outcomes of laboratory confirmed influenza type A to type B following clinical diagnosis of influenza. Multivariate models are used to assess the effects of influenza type on clinical outcomes while accounting for potential confounders. Read More
Last Updated: 28 Aug 2016
Source: Central Hospital, Nancy, France
Nationwide descriptive epidemiology survey aiming to determine lower limb OA prevalence, based on a validated method previously used to assess inflammatory rheumatism (rheumatoid arthritis and spondylarthropathy) prevalence in France. Read More
Last Updated: 20 Jul 2011
Source: Stanford University
This observational epidemiologic study with nested cross-sectional and longitudinal aims will evaluate host immune response to mixed chronic infections (Helicobacter pylori, latent tuberculosis, intestinal helminthiasis) in recent US immigrants. Read More
Last Updated: 13 Apr 2016
Source: Intercell USA, Inc.
This is a multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled field trial to evaluate the epidemiology of natural infection with ETEC occurring after transcutaneous immunization in a field setting. Read More
Last Updated: 12 Mar 2012
Source: Washington University School of Medicine
Epidemiology seeks to improve public health by identifying risk factors for cancer and other diseases and conveying that information to relevant audiences. The audience is presumed to understand and use that information to make appropriate decisions about lifestyle behaviors and medical treatments. Yet, even though a single risk factor can affect the risk of multiple health outcomes, this information is seldom communicated to people in a way that optimizes ... Read More
Last Updated: 01 May 2016
Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
To characterize the development of tobacco control capacity with staff from the Chinese Center's for Disease control (CDCs) at the provincial level and to have them develop and implement population-level interventions to build awareness and knowledge concerning the harms of smoking that could help lead to policy action being taken to protect the population from the harms caused by smoking. Compare capacity, policy and, second-hand smoke exposure and smoking ... Read More
Last Updated: 07 Apr 2013
Source: Boston University
The purpose of this study is to determine whether public housing residents trained in Tobacco Cessation and Motivational Interviewing Techniques to become Tobacco Treatment Advocates(TTA) will be effective in increasing the quit rate of smokers in Boston Public Housing. The investigators hypothesize that smokers that receive multiple TTA visits will be more likely to (1) use smoking cessation resources and (2) quit compared to smokers who receive a single ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 Aug 2016
Source: Lawson Health Research Institute
The purpose of this study is to establish an eye injury registry to assess the mechanisms and outcomes of significant eye injuries occurring in Canada. The epidemiologic data will determine where public health strategies should be directed to prevent future eye injuries. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Dec 2011
Source: University Hospital, Brest
The registry is the main objective exhaustive list of cases validated stroke brain on a geographical area defined to calculate an incidence. Read More
Last Updated: 08 Sep 2016
Source: Hospices Civils de Lyon
Although clinical presentation of influenza is often symptomatic, asymptomatic cases also occur. The knowledge of the incidence of asymptomatic influenza among healthcare workers is very important because of the risk of cross-transmission to hospitalized patients. The principal objective of the study is to estimate the incidence of symptomatic and asymptomatic influenza among healthcare workers in short-stay wards. The results of this study will lead to a ... Read More
Last Updated: 10 Aug 2016
Source: University of Oxford
Sub-Saharan Africa (sSA) has the highest regional rates of perinatal mortality worldwide. Group B Streptococcus (GBS) has been identified as a leading cause of early onset neonatal sepsis (EOS, in <7 days of life) in sSA. In other regions, maternal carriage is associated with early onset neonatal sepsis, but in addition, other adverse perinatal outcomes (stillbirths, early neonatal death, low birth weight and prematurity). Robust data on maternal GBS ... Read More
Last Updated: 17 Dec 2014
Source: University Hospital, Montpellier
Social insecurity is a significant cost in human terms (health and societal), it defines evil and can be identified as difficulties accessing health and especially water. We chose to take stock of these populations defined by difficulties accessing water as precarious setting. Subjects homeless population fall into this by accident of life, a life "homeless" or migrant subjects often illegally having only transitory access (associative or charitable ... Read More
Last Updated: 18 Sep 2016
Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
To determine whether the long-term treatment of essential hypertension without significant target organ disease materially influenced mortality and/or cardiovascular renal morbidity. Read More
Last Updated: 24 Nov 2013
Source: University of Zurich
Travelers (n = 30, 15 taking low-dose methotrexate (MTX), 15 healthy controls (HC), seeking travel advice in one of the following Swiss Travel Centers (Aarau, Basel, Bern, Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich) and who have an indication for yellow fever (YF) vaccination according to the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health's vaccination recommendations are invited to participate in this study. After signing the consent form (i) YF viremia and (ii) anti-YF antibody ... Read More
Last Updated: 02 Mar 2015
Source: International Vaccine Institute
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of a new formulation of a locally-produced bivalent, (O-1 and O-139) killed whole cell oral cholera vaccine among Vietnamese adults. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Nov 2006
Source: Center for Innovative Public Health Research
The investigators propose to develop a comprehensive, text messaging-based HIV prevention program for Ugandan adolescents 18-22 years of age. Read More
Last Updated: 30 Mar 2016
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